[Gllug] Centrino and Linux APM

John Hearns john.hearns at clustervision.com
Sat Feb 7 08:29:32 UTC 2004

On Sat, 7 Feb 2004, Garry Heaton wrote:

> I wish to buy a PC laptop which will give me maximum battery life while
> running Linux. While the Centrinos have been heavily hyped in the last 12
> months can anyone say whether they noticably extend the battery life under a
> recent Linux distro (Red Hat Fedora Core/Mandrake 9.2) with APM or is this
> benefit an exclusively Wintel phenomenon.

There is a good article on laptops in Linux Journal.
Its based on a talk by Linus.

It quite rightly praises Apple for their inventions.

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